A.E.M.

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Child Wrangler by day, Word Wrangler by night.

AEM resides in central Oklahoma with her husband and four children.

She hangs up the apron in exchange for the laptop she "borrowed" from her husband.

Her book notes have recipes for play dough and drawings by her children.

Her husband brings her books rather than flowers.

But she wouldn't have it any other way.

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A.E.M. Hi Lyndell! Great question!

I totes didn't have a panic attack and second guess everything I've ever done as an author when I saw it. ;D

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Hi Lyndell! Great question!

I totes didn't have a panic attack and second guess everything I've ever done as an author when I saw it. ;D

But seriously, I can tell you about one of my biggest mistakes with world building. My husband is my first reader, and one of his early, big complaints was that I wasn't giving the reader enough of an anchor in my world. I was seeing things play out in my head, but I wasn't getting enough details across for my readers to feel like they were there adventuring with my characters instead of floating about in space kinda watching a vague play with dim lights and a fog machine. It was a valid criticism, and I now it's two separate parts of my revision process after the first draft.

You, by the way, do an excellent job of anchoring the reader. I felt like I was right there in the kitchen with them, making my own eggs.

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